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12.09.2008 - MS08-074 – Critical: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Excel Could Allow Remote Code Execution (959070)



View Microsoft related news. Bulletin Severity Rating:Critical - This security update resolves three privately reported vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Excel that could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted Excel file. An attacker who successfully exploited these vulnerabilities could take complete control of an affected system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.
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12.09.2008 - MS08-075 – Critical: Vulnerabilities in Windows Search Could Allow Remote Code Execution (959349)



View Microsoft related news. Bulletin Severity Rating:Critical - This security update resolves two privately reported vulnerabilities in Windows Search. These vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user opens and saves a specially crafted saved-search file within Windows Explorer or if a user clicks a specially crafted search URL. An attacker who successfully exploited these vulnerabilities could take complete control of an affected system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.
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12.09.2008 - MS08-076 – Important: Vulnerabilities in Windows Media Components Could Allow Remote Code Execution (959807)



View Microsoft related news. Bulletin Severity Rating:Important - This security update resolves two privately reported vulnerabilities in the following Windows Media components: Windows Media Player, Windows Media Format Runtime, and Windows Media Services. The most severe vulnerability could allow remote code execution. If a user is logged on with administrative user rights, an attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take complete control of an affected system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.
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12.09.2008 - MS08-077 - Important: Vulnerability in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server Could Cause Elevation of Privilege (957175)



View Microsoft related news. Bulletin Severity Rating:Important - This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability. The vulnerability could allow elevation of privilege if an attacker bypasses authentication by browsing to an administrative URL on a SharePoint site. A successful attack leading to elevation of privilege could result in denial of service or information disclosure.
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12.09.2008 - NOD32 Virus Definitions - v.3680 (20081209)



View NOD32 related news. NOD32 Antivirus System provides well balanced, state-of-the-art protection against threats endangering your PC and enterprise systems running various platforms from Microsoft Windows 95 / 98 / ME / NT / 2000 / 2003 / XP, through a number of UNIX/Linux, Novell, MS DOS operating systems to Microsoft Exchange Server, Lotus Domino and other mail servers.
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12.09.2008 - Update AVG - AVI 270.9.16/ 1840



View AVG related news. Added detection of new variant of Worm/Autoit.IDS, new variants of trojans SHeur2.FMD, Dropper.Generic_c.ANC, PSW.Banker5.AQE, Dropper.Agent.LBJ, PSW.Generic6.ATBX.
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12.09.2008 - NOD32 Virus Definitions - v.3679 (20081209)



View NOD32 related news. NOD32 Antivirus System provides well balanced, state-of-the-art protection against threats endangering your PC and enterprise systems running various platforms from Microsoft Windows 95 / 98 / ME / NT / 2000 / 2003 / XP, through a number of UNIX/Linux, Novell, MS DOS operating systems to Microsoft Exchange Server, Lotus Domino and other mail servers.
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12.09.2008 - McAfee Virus Definitions - DAT Version 5459



View McAfee related news. Virus definition, or DAT, files contain up-to-date virus signatures and other information that our anti-virus products use to protect your computer against thousands of computer viruses and other potentially harmful software in circulation. Hundreds of new threats appear each month. Every week, we release new DAT files. We also release new DAT files when any threat is assessed by AVERT to have a medium or higher risk.
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12.09.2008 - Industry and Security News - The Push for Data Encryption



View Lavasoft-Press related news. 33 million records. That’s the amount of records on consumers that have been exposed so far in 2008, according to the Identity Theft Resource Center, which tracks breaches reported by U.S. organizations. And that count may only be the tip of the iceberg; without a federal requirement for organizations to quantify the amount of consumers affected [...]
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12.09.2008 - How To Be a Rich and Thin PC



View Intel-Press related news. Until not too long ago, IT professionals could pick rich clients or thin clients. Each had its pros and cons in terms of costs, application performance and data security and manageability. Lately, however, a number of new client-server models have been emerging that take advantage of such technologies as streaming and virtualization for obtaining the benefits of both rich and thin clients. Intel's expert is this area is Mike Ferron-Jones, director of Dynamic Virtual Client Technology. He'll be giving a seminar on these "dynamic virtual clients," including some that have emerged in just the past few months, in a BrightTALK webcast, on Wednesday, December 10 from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. PST.
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12.09.2008 - NOD32 Virus Definitions - v.3677 (20081209)



View NOD32 related news. NOD32 Antivirus System provides well balanced, state-of-the-art protection against threats endangering your PC and enterprise systems running various platforms from Microsoft Windows 95 / 98 / ME / NT / 2000 / 2003 / XP, through a number of UNIX/Linux, Novell, MS DOS operating systems to Microsoft Exchange Server, Lotus Domino and other mail servers.
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12.09.2008 - Update AVG - AVI 270.9.15/ 1839



View AVG related news. Added detection of new variant of Worm/Autoit.IDL, Worm/Autoit.ICF, new variants of trojans Generic12.WTI, SHeur2.FLR, PSW.OnlineGames.BIUW, SHeur2.FLQ.
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12.09.2008 - Trend Micro Virus Definitions - 5.697.00



View TrendMicro related news. The Official Pattern Release or OPR is Trend Micro's latest compilation of patterns for identified viruses. It is guaranteed to have passed a series of critical tests to ensure that customers get optimum protection from the latest virus threats.
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12.09.2008 - NOD32 Virus Definitions - v.3676 (20081209)



View NOD32 related news. NOD32 Antivirus System provides well balanced, state-of-the-art protection against threats endangering your PC and enterprise systems running various platforms from Microsoft Windows 95 / 98 / ME / NT / 2000 / 2003 / XP, through a number of UNIX/Linux, Novell, MS DOS operating systems to Microsoft Exchange Server, Lotus Domino and other mail servers.
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12.08.2008 - CUDA Cleans Up At SuperComputing Industry Awards



View NVIDIA related news. SANTA CLARA, CA—DECEMBER 8 2008—Every year at the Supercomputing (SC) convention (http://sc08.supercomputing.org), the organizing committee and media partners give awards for outstanding high performance computing (HPC) research and achievements.
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12.08.2008 - 2K GAMES Licenses NVIDIA PhysX Technology For Its Studios Worldwide



View NVIDIA related news. SANTA CLARA, CA—DECEMBER 8, 2008—NVIDIA Corporation today announced that 2K Games, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc., has selected NVIDIA® PhysX™ technology for use by 2K Games’ studios worldwide.
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12.08.2008 - EA Signed On To License NVIDIA PhysX Technology



View NVIDIA related news. SANTA CLARA, CA—DECEMBER 8, 2008—NVIDIA® Corporation today announced that Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) has licensed NVIDIA PhysX technology as a development platform which will be available for EA’s studios worldwide.
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12.08.2008 - PHP 5.2.7 has been removed from distribution



View PHP related news. Due to a security bug found in the PHP 5.2.7 release, it has been removed from distribution. The bug affects configurations where magic_quotes_gpc is enabled, because it remains off even when set to on. In the meantime, use PHP 5.2.6 until PHP 5.2.8 is later released.
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12.08.2008 - PHP 5.2.8 Released!



View PHP related news. The PHP development team would like to announce the immediate availability of PHP 5.2.8. This release addresses a regression introduced by 5.2.7 inregard to the magic_quotes functionality, that was broken by an incorrect fix to the filter extension. All users who have upgraded to 5.2.7 are encouraged to upgrade to this release, alternatively you can apply a work-around for the bug by changing "filter.default_flags=0" in php.ini.
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12.08.2008 - NOD32 Virus Definitions - v.3674 (20081208)



View NOD32 related news. NOD32 Antivirus System provides well balanced, state-of-the-art protection against threats endangering your PC and enterprise systems running various platforms from Microsoft Windows 95 / 98 / ME / NT / 2000 / 2003 / XP, through a number of UNIX/Linux, Novell, MS DOS operating systems to Microsoft Exchange Server, Lotus Domino and other mail servers.
Full View / NID: 25827 / Submitted by: The Zilla of Zuron
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